We’ve discussed Screen Time before – it’s available on compatible iPhones and iPads. You can use it to view your phone usage data, including app usage, longest session, and phone pick-up time. Screen Time also shows which app sends the most notifications in a day and the last seven days.
Moreover, there are various features available on Apple devices that help track and manage screen time usage, such as Downtimes, App Limits, Always Allowed, Content & Privacy Restrictions, and Screen Time Family Sharing. If you wish to clear the screen time data usage, it can be done with a single tap on your device. You don’t need a Mac computer or even iTunes to do this.
How to Clear Screen Time Data Usage on Your iPhone and iPad, Mac Running iOS/iPadOS/MacOS
- Open the Settings App on your iPhone or iPad.
- Tap on Screen Time.
- Scroll down to “Turn off Screen Time“,
- and Go with the option. Re-Confirm the option for Turn off Screen Time; After turning off, all the recorded data will be erased that can’t roll back.
- If you Can’t Turn Off the Screen Time passcode, Because it’s Forgot. Here’s change Screen Time Passcode on iPhone.
- Turn on Screen Time again from the Settings app. Settings app > Screen Time > Turn on Screen Time option.
Whenever you turn on the back screen Time on the same device, Data should be clear automatically in just a second.
This is Old Ways (iOS 12),
- Scroll down the screen till the end then Tap Clear Usage Data
- Enter Screen Time Passcode if you ask, then Confirm Clear Usage Data.
Note: The Screen Time Clear Usage Data button will remove apps, Websites, and notification history.
It’s just Simple!
Tip to Clear Screen Time Data on Apple MacBook Pro/Air, iMac, Mac Mini
Like iPhone and iPad, Apple Watch macOS also allows Mac users to Record screens in the background. That will help in restricting the App Usage and limit on it. Also, We can clear Screen Time Data from MacOS.
Follow the steps below and clear all screen time data from macOS Catalina and later macOS Version.
- Go to the Apple Logo from the top Mac Menu.
- Click on System Settings… option.
- Under the System settings option, Click on Screen Time.
More Important Notes: You won’t revert your screen Time Usage data once it is deleted. So that you must think about that, in case you need it for the future, then you should take a screenshot on your iPhone to save into your camera roll.
In terms, this is a way like you clear Cellular/ Mobile data usage to get Zero information screen.
After Clear Screen Time Data Usage, it will give you a blank space in Screen Time and start to count Screen Time from Zero on your iPhone.
Reset The Screen Time Passcode on iPhone and iPad
Reset screen Time passcode is very easy, Also make sure the screen time passcode doesn’t save on iCloud. So we can fetch or retrieve from the Apple server. Screen Time passcode is the extra security of your device, so no one can change the screen time restrictions that are applied to your device or your Family Devices.
We can set the screen time passcode different from your Apple iPhone, iPad lock screen passcode. if possible, set different passcodes so no one can access the screen time. if you are a forgetful person, set your iPhone/iPad login passcode so that it is easy to remember.
You have to enter the same passcode two times. if you already set or enabled screen time passcode then skip this step and go for change screen time passcode.
To enable Screen time passcode: Go to the Settings app on iPhone/iPad > Screen Time > Scroll to the Option “Use Screen Time Passcode”. Enter the four-digit passcode that you wish. On iOS 15 or later iOS, Forgot Screen Time Passcode on iPhone Here’s tutorial.